Absolute Estate Auction Above $25,000 "Berea" Well Maintained Brick Townhome Updated Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms


Listing Details

Sold Price
Auction Date
Auction Time
11:00 AM
1424 N. Potomac Street, Baltimore, MD, 21213
Baltimore City
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Barbara E. Holmes, Esquire
1729 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland  21202

To The Highest Bidder Above $25,000

Well Maintained, Brick
Updated Kitchen ◆ 3 Bedrooms

Sale On Premises
Off 3000 E. Oliver Street
Baltimore, MD 21213

AT 11:00 A.M.

NOTE:  The information contained herein has been obtained from sources deemed reliable and is believed to be accurate.  However, no express or implied warranty is made or may be inferred from any such representation.  Dimensions and square footage contained herein are more or less.


The property is in a predominantly homeowner area in the Berea section of Baltimore City.  Downtown Baltimore is about 10-15 minutes to the southwest. Clifton Park is located just several bocks to the northwest.

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Rectangularly shaped parcel fronting 19', with depth lines of 197'6" , more or less

All public utilities

Rear fenced yard




Two story well maintained brick townhome features a covered porchfront, vinyl double glazed replacement windows, new oil fired hot water boiler furnace (2007), new oil tank (2007) and new water heater (2007), central alarm system, 40 gallon gas fired water heater, electric wheelchair lift from the first floor to the second floor. The home is arranged as follows:

First Floor

  • Living Room
    Photos of auction property
  • Dining Room
    Photos of auction property
  • Updated Kitchen with a GE 4-burner gas range/oven, newly purchased GE refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, updated wood cabinetry
    Photos of auction property

Second Floor

  • 3 - Bedrooms
  • Full Bathroom

Full Basement

  • Recreation Room (partially finished)
  • Laundry/Utility Room with washer and dryer



2011-2012 published annual real estate taxes are $2,080, based on a full value assessment of $87,400.  Purchasers may petition for a reduction in the assessment of their property in conjunction with a purchase price substantially less than the currently assessed value of the property. Purchasers are encouraged to contact SDAT concerning the appeals process and may see the following link for helpful information: http://www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/appeal.html.



The property is in fee simple and is being sold free and clear of liens



From 10:30 a.m. on the day of sale.



Deposit payable by certified or cashier's check of $2,500 will be required of the purchaser at time and place of sale.  The deposit shall be increased to 10% of the purchase price within 24 hours at the office of the Auctioneers.  Balance to be paid in cash within 45 days. If payment of the balance does not take place within the specified time, the deposit will be forfeited and the property may be resold at the risk and expense of the defaulting purchaser. Interest to be charged on the unpaid purchase money, at the rate of 12% per annum, from date of sale to date of settlement.  Taxes and all other public charges and assessments, payable on an annual basis, including sanitary and/or metropolitan district charges, if any, to be adjusted for the current year to date of sale and assumed thereafter by the purchaser. The property will be sold in "AS IS" condition, without express or implied warranty as to the nature and description of the improvements as contained herein;  and subject to easements, agreements, restrictions or covenants of record affecting same, if any. Purchaser assumes risk of loss from the date of sale forward.  The purchaser waives and releases the Seller, the attorney for the Seller, the Auctioneers, and their respective agents, successors and assigns from any and all claims the purchaser and/or its successors and assigns may now have or may have in the future relating to the condition of the property, including but not limited to the environmental condition thereof.  If the Seller is unable to convey good and marketable title, the purchaser's sole remedy in law or equity shall be limited to the refund of the deposit.  Upon refund of the deposit this sale shall be null and void and of no effect, and the purchaser shall have no further claim against the Seller or Auctioneer.  The purchaser agrees to waive the right of inspection for lead paint as provided under current Federal and State Law.  Recordation costs, transfer taxes and all costs incidental to settlement to be paid by the purchaser, except where otherwise mandated by local, State or Federal law.  Time is of the essence.

No buyer's premium.

Auction by order of:
James Prettlow, Personal Representative for the Estate of Celia Prettlow


Online pre-registration is now closed. Please register with the Auctioneer at the auction site.

Broker participation is invited. See our: BROKER REGISTRATION FORM (pdf). 

The completed form must be returned to the Auctioneer's office by 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.



Call for pre-qualification and financing options:

Mr. Craig Kessler
Freedmont Mortgage Funding

50 Scott Adam Road
Hunt Valley, Maryland  21030
410-654-3900 direct
410-702-4511 fax

For a list of additional auction-oriented lenders, see our Financing Page.

For all other information please call 410-296-8440
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